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Musings since becoming a published author….
Almost 90 days since I published my first novel, and the hustle didn’t slow down. It’s on to the next chapter, next project, next big moment!
My crazy has helped to create me. A writer’s journey to bipolar.
Friends, I have a confession. Not really a confession but something that has recently happened to me after years of struggle. I was diagnosed with bipolar 2. Before you send prayers and hugs…I am fine. Years of thinking I was crazy have finally paid off- it’s not all in my head. Well. It is in…
Reflections on rejoining corporate America.
Friends! What a journey into the real world of a 9-5 job! Culture shock! I am the first to admit that my last two jobs were, in fact, ‘work from home’, in the sense that I did travel- but my home base was my home office, and all of my supplies were haphazardly placed in…
How to write a book! By a non-published writer.
Friends, The clock is ticking down to my first day back at work. In an office. With people. During specific hours. Yuck. I have spent the last week working on finishing my book. That book that has sat within the confines of my computer for almost a year. And during this process, I have learned…
We have arrived in the Lower 48.
I have arrived in the lower 48. However, it is imperative to note that those who live in the lower 48 do not call it the ‘lower 48’. How long did I live in Alaska? My family was waiting for us in our new neighborhood when the caravan of trucks, U-hauls, boats, and motorcycles approached…
Was I the issue? Maybe it WAS me?
The adventure continues… For all of you keeping track, I am now up to 65 applications submitted. Five rejection notifications, three interviews for one not selected position, and one interview today for a company and position I want, leaving 58 possibilities open. I am not worried. Experts say there are plenty of jobs, but no…
The ‘Yin’ to Saint Nicholas ‘Yang’…the real story on Krampus
Loki, the Norse Goddess of Hell, Saint Nicholas, and Christmas- all linked together to form the very real myth of Krampus! I really need some sleep….
That trash can that is God’s gift to writers- I used it last night! Bye, Bye 3 months of work…
So 2 weeks ago I read a blog about some woman who was on You Tube talking about Historic Fiction writers, and her tips for us to make sure that we are writing correctly. It was actually a bash on the book ‘Mrs. Poe’ by Lynn Cullen. She goes on for 10 minutes about all…